Gardening with Children

Gardening with Children – Planting Bulbs

Planting and gardening is something parents can share with children. Flower bulbs make the task an easy one. A spring riot of color is the...
Organic Garden

Native Plants in An Organic Garden: Hardy Healthy Natives Add Beauty While Supporting Biodiversity

Native plants have been gaining in popularity for several years as gardeners discover a new horizon of horticultural selections. Once relegated to forest preserve...
Vertical fence decoration

Vertical fence decoration – Grapevines

Not all fences are beautiful, and not everyone can just install a new one, so there are some tips to decorate it with some...
May Flowers

Plants with May Flowers – A Gardening Guide

A profusion of colorful and fragrant May flowers signify the start of summer. Some of these flowers will still be in bloom for months...
Window Box Gardening

Window Box Gardening: Tips for Great-looking Plantings if You Don’t Have a Green Thumb

Window box gardening is a form of container gardening, and it's as varied as the plants and flowers you choose to put in them. According...
Growing Cannas

Growing Cannas: Growing Beautiful, Tropical Cannas

I first came across, and grew, cannas (Canna generalis) in the Midwest. Originally there was only the common red canna. This may be the...
lavender Scallops

Desert Gardening with Lavender-Scallops: Planting the Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi

The South American air plant is also known by the common names of lavender-scallops and gray sedum. Botanically it is known as Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi,...